Personal / Social Security Number
One or more of the following pieces of personal information was used in a fraudulent way: Name, Birth Date, Address, Social Security Number or Bank Information.
The more national reporting data that’s collected, the better the chance law enforcement has to catch the criminals and decrease online crime. Reporting a fraudulent incident will also assure that you have accurate documentation in order to aid in your recovery. Please consider reporting your incident or chat with an online support specialist at the FTC Complaint Assistant. The FTC will create a report number and a copy of the report for your records.
The more national reporting data that’s collected, the better the chance law enforcement has to catch the criminals and decrease online crime. Reporting a fraudulent incident will also assure that you have accurate documentation in order to aid in your recovery. Please consider reporting your incident to the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).
Once processed, complaints filed via their website may be referred to federal, state, local, or international law enforcement or regulatory agencies for possible investigation. Any investigation opened on any complaint is initiated at the discretion of the law enforcement and/or regulatory agency receiving the complaint information. Reporting the incident at IC3 will not result in a call back for assistance.
The following resources have been gathered and vetted in order to better serve you. These resources have been chosen to help simplify the process of recovery after a cyber incident has taken place. With these resources you may need to contact organizations outside Fraudsupport.org. Results will vary depending on your circumstances.
Visit Identitytheft.gov to report identity theft and get a recovery plan: Recovery Plan
Visit Identiytheft.gov here to find detailed steps to recover: Steps to Recover
Find local legal assistance with OVCTTAC.gov
Contact US Social Security Administration to report the stolen social security number.
Block Online Access to your social security information: Block Online Access
Other Social Security Fraud Types: Oig.ssa.gov
Add a fraud victim statement to your credit report: Victim Statement
Once the proper organizations have been notified and you are on the road to recovery, it is time to reinforce your cybersecurity. Let’s take action and strengthen your cybersecurity with the following resources and tools.
Protection Tips from the Identity Theft Resource Center
Sign-up for FTC Scam Alerts
Identity Theft Information
- Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft
- Tax Related Identity Theft
- Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
- Tax ID Theft
- Identity Theft Resource Center
- Senior Identity Theft
- Child Identity Theft
- Identitytheft.gov Recovery Steps
Comcast Resources for Fraud and Identity Theft Resolution
Xfinity Top 10 Security Tips
Banks by State Participating in American Bankers Association Safe Banking for Seniors